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Old 07-25-2011, 10:18 AM   #1
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Proper way to jack up trailer

I have a Surveyor SV-264 trailer. I have read through the owners manual but I haven't read how to jack up the trailer. I have asked a few people (even employees at the dealer) and have not gotten a good answer. Do you jack up using the frame? Using the axle? I just want to make sure if I have a blow out that I don't do more damage to the frame/axle. I believe the Surveyor has torsion axles so I don't know if that makes a difference.

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Old 07-25-2011, 10:52 AM   #2
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As a rule I would never jack on an axle ( straight or torsion). I jack up the frame with a good bottle jack and have the trailer blocked as not to move when in the air.

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